Calligraphy

for Kids

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Japanese Calligraphy (“Shodo”) is the art of writing beautiful letters with a brush.

In this class students will learn how to write, read and pronounce Japanese vocabulary for a fabulous experience that will broaden their horizons.

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In learning Shodo, students develop the ability to draw straight and curved lines and to create balanced calligraphic works.

This process enhances penmanship, digital dexterity, aesthetic sensitivity, patience, and self-control. Additionally, students who learn to appreciate calligraphy artistry mature into confident adults who possess the vocabulary and imagination to conceive and articulate their ideas.

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Kazuko Kano

Kazuko Kano Sensei is a Japanese calligraphy expert who holds a high school teaching license from the Japanese government and is accredited by the U.S. Japanese Calligraphy Federation to assess and award promotion certificates to students who meet standard requirements. A native of Tottori, Japan, she holds a B.A. in literature from Kobe Women’s University and an M.A. in videographic arts from American University. Ms. Kano has experience teaching students of all ages.

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If you have questions about this class, please feel free to contact us at (571) 257-5401

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